The computer industry shrugged when two engineering professors said they'd found a simpler way to make chips. But today 99 percent of smartphones and devices use their method, and they're $1 million richer.
President Trump has signed the 10 millionth U.S. patent, which went to an improved laser-detection method that could help pilot self-driving cars.
When wars, earthquakes, famine and other disasters strike and leave millions suffering, the United States is always the most generous country to respond with help.
The renewed U.S. sanctions against Iran are prompting foreign companies to halt transactions with Iran. They don't want to lose U.S. business.
No country attracts more foreign investment than the U.S. A Japanese manufacturer found suitors aplenty at the SelectUSA Summit for its new plant and chose Kentucky.
Each year dozens of young change-makers put careers on hold to learn how U.S. nonprofits tackle global challenges. They return home more fired up and better prepared than ever.
Over the past century, American presidents and secretaries of state have helped negotiate treaties to end wars in the Balkans and Sudan and moved countries from conflict to conciliation.
Riad Shatila never forgot the delicious pastries of his youth in Lebanon. Today the late Michigan baker's family still sells what's been called America's best baklava.
Doreen Bogdan-Martin, who's running for a leadership role in the International Telecommunication Union, is leading efforts to help people everywhere access the internet.